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Contentious Election

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Published Date:
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:00:56 +0000
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Object of the Day
calico
campaigns
politics
Description:
This printed cotton calico featuring the slogan “The Constitution Must Be Preserved” was produced for the presidential campaign of Tennessee senator John Bell, the Constitutional Union Party’s candidate in the contentious election of 1860. The party was formed in 1859 by former Whigs and members of the Know-Nothing party to attempt to bridge regional tensions...
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